Richard Thomas "Dick" Burke of Weldbend Corp. passed
away on Friday, May 28, at his home in Louisville, KY. He was 86. Richard Thomas “Dick” Burke
, 86, passed
away on Friday, May 28, at his home in Louisville, KY. Burke served as the vice
president of Public Relations for Weldbend Corp of Chicago until the time of
A graduate of Louisville' s St. Xavier High School in
1942, Burke attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. He
enlisted in the Army Air Corps (United States Air Force) as a second lieutenant
and was a navigator on a B-29 bomber. Burke joined Weldbend in May 1992 and was
well-known throughout the industry.
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